Jodie Meeks: “I want to come back, I love playing here”

So much for players not wanting to play in Los Angeles anymore. After putting up career numbers this season, Jodie Meeks is sure to receive numerous, lucrative offers from various teams around the league when he becomes a free agent in July, though the 26-year-old made it crystal clear that if it’s up to him, he’ll be back as a member of the Lakers next season. “I want to come...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Jodie Meeks hangs out with Magic Johnson at Dodgers game

While Magic Johnson has been quiet on Twitter recently when it comes to commenting on his beloved Los Angeles Lakers, it seems that he may be doing a little recruiting behind the scenes. On Friday night, free-agent-to-be Jodie Meeks posted a photo of himself and Magic at the L.A. Dodgers game. “Me and Magic at Dodgers stadium!” Meeks wrote on his Instagram page, along with the...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant: ‘Next season will be epic’

Kobe Bryant has been focused on his rehabilitation from a fractured knee, and has distanced himself from the Los Angeles Lakers, who just wrapped up their worst season in franchise history. But Bryant plans to be ready to lead the Lakers next season. S*** season. Flush it. Forget it #amnesia Next Season will be epic #blackout #bussfam — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 16, 2014...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jodie Meeks is one bright spot in a gloomy Lakers season

Emerging from the rubble of the Lakers' worst season since moving to Los Angeles was the story of someone who shall inherit the earth. Or at least a really nice pay raise. Jodie Meeks has been the Lakers' most consistent player, managing to avoid serious injury and continually putting in an honest night's work during a dreadful season for the franchise. He is averaging...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Free-agent-to-be Jodie Meeks says he “definitely” wants to stay with Lakers

Jodie Meeks has been the surprise of the season for the Los Angeles Lakers. After averaging 7.9 points per game during his first season in L.A., Meeks upped his average to 15.3 points per contest this year. His steals average also jumped from 0.7 to 1.4 per game, while his overall field goal percentage skyrocketed from 38 percent to 45 percent. Sure, his influx in minutes has something...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shaquille O’Neal under investigation for alleged assault

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is being investigated by the Atlanta Police Department for an alleged assault at the Turner Studios, reports Ryan Young of WSB-TV in Atlanta. O’Neal, who is now a basketball commentator for TNT, has not been charged with anything.  But the police department is still doing an investigation. From WSB-TV report: “(The co-worker) alleged Shaquille...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jodie Meeks makes wild shot from behind backboard

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jodie Meeks made a ridiculous over-the-backboard shot against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night at Staples Center. Meeks was even fouled on the play to add to its already extreme difficulty. This shot would be quite difficult to top in a game of H-O-R-S-E: [@EyeOnBasketball] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers mid season thoughts

Kobe Bryant could only watch as the Lakers took a drubbing at the hands of the Mavericks (photo credit:   While it was doubtful these Los Angeles Lakers had any potential to make the playoffs this year in this unbelievably competitive Western Conference, even had everything gone their way, it is still jarring to realize that the Lakers are tied for last in the Western...
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Free-agent-to-be Jodie Meeks hoping to stay in L.A. for “a long time”

Jodie Meeks has been phenomenal this year. The 26-year-old guard is putting up career-highs almost across the board and is set to be a free agent this coming summer. However, despite the Lakers’ woeful year, Meeks says that he wants to remain a member of the Los Angeles Lakers after his current deal expires. “I like the city and love it here,” Meeks told Mark Medina from the...
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Free Agent Speculation

The title of this article may have thrown you a bit off guard. But it shouldn’t. After all, all of sports is based on speculation and trying to predict what will be a team’s next move. Today, we are going to discuss potential free agents the Los Angeles Lakers could sign before the start of the season. Right now, the Lakers have 13 roster spots filled– this means they have...
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL teams with the biggest adjustments to make

10 of our favorite pitches by Baseball Prospectus

Best bargain NFL free agents still available

What your stadium food choice says about you

10 biggest misses by NFL Draft experts

Leanna Decker power ranks the NBA playoffs

Hockey fights of the year

Five ways to improve the NFL draft

Video: Stanley Cup celebrations since '49

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Gallery: Dancers of the NBA playoffs

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

10 best scenes from baseball movies

10 GIFs that sum up the Mike Woodson era in NYC

Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.